|YRMC Kachina Plaza|
|2451 S. Avenue A|
|The Nurse Navigator facilitates the delivery of effective specialized care as well as the efficient use of therapeutic and support services for patients seen at YRMC with complex health conditions. Using guidelines developed in conjunction with physicians or healthcare provider(s), the Nurse Navigator assists patients in receiving timely, appropriate care, in the correct setting and with appropriate patient education to assure compliance. The Nurse Navigator works with hospital clinical staff, private office staff, and community resource staff to facilitate patient access, proactively anticipate side effects, communicate with physicians and nurses about patient needs, and works to assure the highest level of patient satisfaction with care processes. The Nurse Navigator serves as a point of contact for patients throughout their treatment, and works with other professional staff and physicians to document care plans. The Nurse Navigator also serves as a mentor to other staff members.|
|Transitional Care Clinic|
|The Transitional Care clinic and Palliative Care clinic are a multidisciplinary team that includes health care providers, registered nurses, and medical assistants that focus on providing great patient care in our clinic and in patients homes. Great outcomes are achieved through care coordination, collaborating with community partners, and close monitoring of higher acuity patients to avoid readmission.|
| Education Required: |
Registered Nurse with Arizona or compact state licensure.
BCLS. Advanced life support certification(s) as appropriate & required for assigned department.
Bachelor Degree in Nursing
| Experience Required: |
2+ years of experience in care coordination in a hospital setting OR 3+ years nursing experience. .
Computer proficiency (must be able to pass computer proficiency assessment)
Skills: Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to work independently to prioritize tasks, proactively seek resources for patients; ability to work collaboratively with all members of the care team, as well as community and payer representatives.
Background in specialty area of nursing or care coordination. Experience with EPIC Electronic Health Record or similar electronic record systems.